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9014342 Mobile communication device, an apparatus and a method for improving call setup failure rate and quality for hearing impaired calls  
A mobile communication device, a method of establishing a mobile telephone voice call and an apparatus are provided herein. In one embodiment, the mobile communication device includes: 1) a...
9013335 Device for controlling a Braille display, a Braille display, and an associated control method  
The method relates to a method and a device for controlling a Braille display having a read area suitable for displaying a portion of a text in Braille form, said read area comprising a row of...
8989355 Methods and apparatuses for call management on a hearing-impaired side of hearing-impaired communication systems  
Methods and apparatuses for enabling electronic communication with a hearing-capable user and a hearing-impaired user are disclosed. An identified entry is selected from a database comprising one...
8976940 Systems and related methods for visual indication of an occurrence of an event  
Systems and methods are disclosed for visually indicating an occurrence of an event. A spatial visual indicator system comprises a spatial visual indicator including a plurality of illuminatable...
8917820 Systems and methods to support using analog TTY devices with voice-only PC soft clients  
Methods and systems for allowing analog TTY devices to be operated in conjunction with voice-only soft client applications are provided. Supported communication styles include a text-only TTY...
8917821 Device independent text captioned telephone service  
A system and method for presenting caller ID information related to a caption assisted telephone call incorporating a first party Network appliance, a first party telephone service/terminal, and a...
8917822 System for text assisted telephony  
A device and method for providing captioned services to an assisted user using a captioned device linkable via a first communication link to a hearing user's device where the method includes the...
8908838 System for text assisted telephony  
A system and method for providing captioned services comprising a relay, an assisted user's captioned device including a processor programmed to perform the steps of establishing a first...
8909695 Accessing user messages at a hosted communications provider  
A hosted communications provider or network supports communications to multiple users, each having associated accounts. The network includes memory storage device(s) for storing communications...
8890927 Visual telephony apparatus, system and method  
A visual telephony apparatus, system and method are provided. In one embodiment, the visual telephony method includes a method implemented using a processor, the method including the steps of:...
8891738 Method of processing telephone voice output, software product processing telephone sound, and electronic device with telephone function  
A method of processing telephone voice output is applied in an electronic device with telephone function. When any one of the two communicators is a hearing-impaired user, at least one of the...
8849262 Disclosure of communication information  
A user can have a contract with a mobile communication provider such that a limited number of communication minutes can be used overall or a limited number of minutes can be used with other...
8837683 Critical health information profile and emergency communication system  
A microprocessor-based emergency response communication system used to call and communicate with the 9-1-1 operator and also allows emergency responder's immediate access to a user's Critical...
8831940 Hierarchical quick note to allow dictated code phrases to be transcribed to standard clauses  
A dictation system that allows using trainable code phrases is provided. The dictation system operates by receiving audio and recognizing the audio as text. The text/audio may contain code phrases...
8824640 Methods, devices and systems for creating or sharing a visual indicator pattern  
Methods, apparatuses, and devices for creating or sharing a visual indicator pattern for indicating a condition of an incoming communication. A storage device stores a plurality of visual...
8803939 Method and device for realizing videophone  
A method and apparatus for realizing videophone are provided in the present invention. The method includes setting different videophone modes; and selecting the videophone mode for a user to...
8792662 Mobile wireless communications device with slidable configuration providing hearing aid compatibility features and related methods  
A mobile wireless communications device is for a user wearing an electronic hearing aid adjacent an ear of the user and may include an upper housing and a lower housing being slidably connected...
8787531 Systems and methods for providing instant messaging to TDD/TTY users  
Instant messaging (IM) is provided between a TDD/TTY user and an entity. The user may use a TDD device to initiate a call with the entity. One or more converters may convert a TDD message from the...
8781838 In-vehicle text messaging experience engine  
The disclosed invention provides a system and apparatus for providing a telematics system user with an improved texting experience. A messaging experience engine database enables voice...
8730181 Tactile guidance system for touch screen interaction  
A mobile computing device includes a housing portion defining a front face and a substantial planar back face that is opposed to and directed away from the front face. The device also includes a...
8670355 System and method for network based hearing aid compatible mode selection  
A system and method for providing a hearing aid compatibility mode of communication service to hearing aid users is disclosed. The described system can store an indication at a communication...
8610755 Methods and apparatuses for multi-lingual support for hearing impaired communication  
Methods and apparatuses for automated multi-lingual support are described herein. A relay service provides translation services between a hearing-impaired user and a hearing-capable user. The...
8600011 Navigation system support of in-vehicle TTY system  
The described method and system provide for utilizing a navigation system to facilitate communications between a call center and a disabled individual who may have difficulty hearing or speaking....
8588826 Method of responding to an incoming communication received by a handheld device  
A method for replying to an incoming communication received by a handheld electronic device comprises detecting: an incoming communication, detecting a selection of one of a number of...
8588376 System for automatic TTY equipment detection and for notification of the hearing impaired  
The invention is directed to efficient notification of the hearing impaired during emergencies. A message initiating agency and an administrator create an outbound message for delivery and further...
8565386 Automatic configuration of soft phones that are usable in conjunction with special-purpose endpoints  
The present disclosure is directed, in some embodiments, to automatic switching of a telephony module between different operational modes in response to the identification of different types of...
8565384 Systems, methods, and media for connecting emergency communications  
Systems, methods, and media for connecting emergency communications are provided. For example, the methods can include: receiving an emergency communication at a particular public safety answering...
8553849 Personal identification and interactive device for internet-based text and video communication services  
The present invention is directed to a method and device for assigning a telephone number to a browsing session and for providing physical location information to a public safety answering point...
8538051 Mobile wireless communications device with slidable configuration providing hearing aid compatibility features and related methods  
A mobile wireless communications device is for a user wearing an electronic hearing aid adjacent an ear of the user and may include an upper housing and a lower housing being slidably connected...
8526581 Internet protocol text relay for hearing impaired users  
IP text relay or phone captioning is described herein, to facilitate communication through the use of traditional phone or VOIP or internet telephone system between people of hearing impaired and...
8515024 Captioned telephone service  
A method of operating a captioned telephone call in which an assisted user is connected by a captioned telephone device which is connected both by one line to a remote user and a second line to a...
8515023 Real-time interpreting systems and methods  
Systems, methods and computer program products for the provision and enabling of multi-language and sign language services in real-time are disclosed. System components include a call processing...
8498383 Media relay service  
Disclosed are various embodiments for a call control application bridges communication devices with a media call. In one embodiment, the call control application receives a request to place a...
8498677 Outgoing telephone call indication  
A mobile phone has a mobile phone housing in which are integrated an actuator and a telephone module. The actuator can vibrate the housing to give a haptic or tactile alert to the user. The...
8493410 Simulation method and system  
A simulation method and system. A computing system receives a first audio and/or video data stream. The first audio and/or video data stream includes data associated with a first person. The...
8442825 Biomimetic voice identifier  
A device for voice identification including a receiver, a segmenter, a resolver, two advancers, a buffer, and a plurality of IIR resonator digital filters where each IIR filter comprises a set of...
8428643 Sign language recognition system and method  
A sign language recognition system includes a menu generating module, an image processing module, and text processing module. The image processing module controls an image capturing unit to...
8416925 Device independent text captioned telephone service  
A method and apparatus for commencing a caption assisted telephone call using a combination of a first party telephone terminal and a first party Network appliance, the method comprising the steps...
8412495 Fitting procedure for hearing devices and corresponding hearing device  
The method for adjusting a hearing device (11) to the hearing preferences of a user of the hearing device comprises a) adjusting at least one of N parameters (P1, P2), preferably with 2≦N≦4;b)...
8411824 Methods and systems for a sign language graphical interpreter  
Systems and methods for displaying visual content to a user corresponding to sound captured at a user terminal are disclosed. After receiving over a network from a user terminal a request to...
8406400 Techniques for providing multimedia communication services to a subscriber  
A technique for providing multimedia communication services to a subscriber includes receiving a communication query for the subscriber, the communication query having an associated requested...
RE44067 Method and communication system for identifying calling/called party  
A method and communication system is provided to identify a calling/called party when the call is being set up but before the call is answered. In the method, a first terminal and a second...
8391468 Multifunctional keyboard for a mobile communication device and method of operating the same  
An apparatus and method for telephony tone signal and character code generation for QWERTY keyboards includes a QWERTY style keyboard, a processor and a keyboard mode control software module. The...
8385512 Achieving hearing aid compatibility on handsets with low acoustic impedance receivers  
In one embodiment, an equalizer outputs a compensated received signal that flattens the acoustic frequency response characteristic of a handset having a leak tolerant ear piece. A hardware based...
8385329 Method and system of voice carry over for instant messaging relay services  
A method of assisting communication for a user is provided. The method includes receiving an IM message including a request for a voice carry over from the user, and transmitting to the user an...
8379801 Methods and systems related to text caption error correction  
Systems and methods related to providing error correction in a text caption are disclosed. A method may comprise displaying a text caption including one or more blocks of text on each of a first...
8369843 Method of responding to an incoming communication received by a handheld device  
A method for replying to an incoming communication received by a handheld electronic device comprises detecting an incoming communication, detecting a selection of one of a number of predetermined...
8364197 Methods, systems, and products for processing emergency communications  
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for processing an emergency communication. A communication is received from a sender's communications address that is destined to an emergency response...
8358744 Teletypewriter (TTY) for communicating pre-stored emergency messages to public safety answering points (PSAPS)  
A system and method for communicating a pre-stored emergency message from a TTY to a PSAP may include, in response to receiving an emergency call signal, accessing a pre-stored emergency message...
8340972 Psychoacoustic method and system to impose a preferred talking rate through auditory feedback rate adjustment  
The use of SOLA speech time compression/expansion in the present invention method as a means to alter a speaker's talking rate by adjusting the speech rate at which people hear their own voice. A...

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